You know it tastes good, but apple cider vinegar is also good for the health of almost every body part – from your hair to your teeth to your toes.
That bottle of apple cider vinegar in your kitchen cabinet is capable of so much more than adding flavor to a salad. Read on for 7 surprising home remedies that incorporate your new favorite secret weapon. Plus, get more new uses for everyday items and other healthy hacks by downloading the Dr. Oz app
Sooth a sore throat.
If you suffer from chronic sore throats, but don’t want to overdose on cough syrup, turn to apple cider vinegar. Mix one teaspoon apple cider vinegar, one teaspoon cayenne pepper and three teaspoons clover honey in a glass of warm water for an easy elixir. All three ingredients will work together to help you heal: Apple cider vinegar and honey have antibacterial properties, and the capsaicin in hot peppers helps alleviate pain. If that sore throat is due to allergies, apple cider vinegar packs an extra punch, since it also breaks up mucous and sinus congestion.